The religious disputes of the Icelandic History

Posted on February 15, 2010 by

Around the year 1000, the people of Iceland was divided between two religions: the ancient polytheist religion of the first Scandinavian settlers and the new Christian religion.
The Alþing intervened to settle the first quarrels: the Parliament declared that Iceland would adhere to the Christian religion, allowing anyway anybody to practice his own creed, also the ancient one.

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  1. cinzia says:

    you are right. thanks for commenting on this

  2. cinzia says:

    thank you for your encouraging words.

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